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London, May 28 and 29. Mrs O'Shea denies any misconduct On her part.
The reductions in the cable tariff will probably begin in January next.
The steamer Ashleigh Brook, wrecked on Dassen Island,-near Capetown, was in ballast, and ,had no cargo on board:
The, General, Assembly of the Free Church of Scotland merely censured the Key Mr Dodds for his statements respecting the cardinal doctrines, i
' Captain" Casati, informed Jan. interviewer that he should refuse' to enter the German service if the offer were made him. He upholds Stanley, and considers Emm a myster *
Mr' Jenaer, cashier at the Hindmarsh branch of the National Bank of Australasia, has surrended himself to the London police and admits having embezzled £400, the morieys of; the Bank. He was brought before the magistrate and rema'ndech
Mr ¥. Abigail, formerly Minister of Mines in Sir H. Parkes' Cabinet, writing to "The Times," protests against Mr Gladstone ascribing the exclusion of Chinese from New South Wales to protectionists. The well known authoress " Tasma " also writes defending the exclusion . of Asiatics. She asserts that the colonists equally dread both their virtues and their vices
The passengers by the Dacca * are loud iii their praise of the conduct of the officers, and also of Captain Almond, of the P. and O. Company who was a- passenger. The '? Daily ]$Fews" endorses r their eulpgium, -and comments on the wonderful calmness of .the emigrants. Some men who? attempted to rush the boats were stopped by Captain Suckling. l Threats were made to shoot the f first, one who^ embarked before the women.
Berlin, May 28. ■ Herr. Steubel, German Consul at Samoa, has been appointed i to Shanghai.- ' ' :
Washington, May 28.
The Senate rejected the motion by Mr Blair, that England be requested ;to. .withdraw her warships and dismantle her forts in American waters.
x Sofia, May 28. The Public Prosecutor demanded that Panitza should be sentenced to death if found guilty., The case for the defence has been opened. Paris, May 28. . Rochef ort admits that Boulangism is dormant for the. present, but asserts that the friendship between Germany and Russia would ensure its revival.
- M. Secretan, Manager of the Societe" dcs Metaux, who was indicted for declaring a fictitious dividend, has been sentenced to six months' imprisonment, and ordered to pay a fine of 10,000 francs.
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TELEGRAPHIC, Ashburton Guardian, Volume XIV, Issue 2438, 30 May 1890
TELEGRAPHIC Ashburton Guardian, Volume XIV, Issue 2438, 30 May 1890
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